Residential Rental Agreements and Family Violence

Project Status:

Terms of reference received

Start Date:


Tabled in Parliament Date:



The Victorian Law Reform Commission will consider what changes should be made to legislation and practice to assist renters or residents of rented premises who are victim survivors of family violence where the violence has created a situation requiring the termination of an existing, or the creation of a new, residential rental agreement.

This is a community law reform project.

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Project Stage

  • Terms of reference received
  • Submissions and consultations
  • Submissions closed
  • Final Report
  • Tabled in parliament


Publication Date


Terms of reference for the community law reform project commencing in July 2023. Read more